Result: Project - Tracking Tools - thejungleisneutral

thejungleisneutral

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Assessment: Part 1-​
Tracking Stick

Student: thejungleisneutral

Date: Part 1 of this project was completed on 11MAY2014

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Materials on workbench - xanthorrhoea stalk, packet of assorted o-rings, measuring tape

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Finished product. Xanthorrhoea stalk sharpened on thin end, notched at 4ft mark, 4 x o-rings added.

I chose this xanthorrhoea stalk since it's my new medium-duty hiking stick. In addition to its uses as a hiking stick, hutchie pole and GoPro "Gandalf" mount, it's now also modified for use as a tracking stick. It's just over 5ft long, so I notched it at the 4ft mark. It has two different sizes of o-ring due to the natural taper in the stalk.

Part 2 of this assessment will cover the construction of a folding scale rule.
 
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